176 Protection of members of Authority, etc


A member of the Authority, in the performance of his or her duties under this Act, has and enjoys the same protection as a Justice of the Peace acting in his or her criminal jurisdiction has and enjoys under sections 4B to 4F of the Justices of the Peace Act 1957.


For the avoidance of doubt as to the privileges and immunities of members of the Authority and of parties, representatives, and witnesses in the proceedings of the Authority, it is declared that such proceedings are judicial proceedings.

Compare: 1991 No 22 s 92

Section 176(1): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).